8. Ir­ish War of In­de­pen­dence 1919-1921

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The Ir­ish Repub­li­can Army em­barked on a guer­rilla style war against the Bri­tish, am­bush­ing po­lice and sol­diers. The Bri­tish in­terned thou­sands of Repub­li­cans and the no­to­ri­ous Black and Tan po­lice aux­il­iaries were known for ill dis­ci­pline and atroc­i­ties. With a truce came Par­ti­tion of North­ern Ire­land, the Ir­ish Free State and the Ir­ish Civil War.

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